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it. so is north korea ready to sell technology to our most dangerous enemy? >> newark mayor cory booker completes a week on food stamps wanting to know what it is like to live on $1.40 a meal. food stamp use is rising faster than job growth, did you know that? isn't that the problem that needs solving? charles payne is explains how booker misses the point entirely. even when its not it is always about money melissa: first, let's take a look at the day's market headlines the fed announced new measures to help stimulate the economy but apparently investors were not impressed by fed chairman bernanke's afternoon press conference. stocks gave up all of their early gains and the dow closed down two points. >>> shares of warren buffett's berkshire hathaway getting a jolt. the company is repurchasing 9200 class-a shares from the estate of a quote, long-time shareholder. >>> another business giant is repurposing shares. dupont will buy back one billion shares of its stock. it also adjusted its 2012 earnings outlook to the top end of the expected range. shares rose more than 1%. >>> now t
and make an important point. newark's cory booker, rising to the food stamp challenge. only so many ramen noodles one can eat. >> wait till you hear the figure he is supposed to live off for the week. an idea what some of the nation's poor folks have to endure. a very important point he is trying to make with the experiment starting to day. >>> and later in the show, guess who's after lindsay lohan now. not the police for once. it's the feds. find out what they're looking for. that's coming up in "the skinny." and yet another positive headline for the actress. >> another low for lilo. >> uh-huh. >>> first, a warning from public health experts about the flu. the season off to its earliest start in nearly a decade. >> the primary strain now circulating tend to make people sicker. here is abc's chief medical editor dr. robert besser. >> reporter: you may get something you don't want for christmas, a nasty flu. the cdc announced flu season which usually begins in january is already coughing and aching its way across america. the earliest flu season in a decade. >> the strain of flu that's mos
the northeast yet. >> chicago, newark, houston, but the effects are -- can be across the whole united states, right? >> that's right. it's going to hit around the evening rush in new york and then continue on for the evening. so there's already been 2400 flights that have arrived over 15 minutes late. over 1,045 minutes late. that's cascading more delays through the day. we're showing about 1248 flight cancellations so far. that's not too much in new york, it's dallas, indy, chicago and the numbers will stack up in the northeast and new york this afternoon. the good news is, though, that as long as the airlines push through and take the delays and get people where they want, one to four hours late things will reset. the wind will die down, snow will get cleared and the hope is we'll be on track tomorrow. >> say we're traveling and we went home and want to get back to work and we're hearing about the delays. what should we do? >> if you think you're affected. if you're flying to, from, or, the northeast this evening, either you have to be very patient and willing to accept multi-hour delays o
location in newark, new jersey. john, good morning to you, sir. >> reporter: dan, good morning. a lot of activity this morning. this is fedex's third-largest hub in the country. and a plane just dropped off a shipment. workers are sorting it out right now. we're starting to see an increase in online shopping, fedex expects to set a record number for packages they handle this holiday season. these employees are working overtime and around the clock, to make sure your package is delivered on time. with three days until christmas, santa's little helpers are hard at work. >> i know him. >> reporter: not those helpers. these helpers. delivery companies like u.p.s. and fedex are scrambling to get packages out of their trucks and under your tree. delivering more than 500 packages per second on their peak day alone. >> u.p.s. is on top of this. hopefully you're home when we get there. >> reporter: l.l. bean sold so many holiday gifts, even its ceo had to help wrap and pack. all this, begging the question. >> will this make it for christmas? >> reporter: that question hairy this year, as last-
. >> chicago, newark, houon, but the effects are -- can be across the whole united states, right? >> that's right. it's going to hit aund the evening rushn new york and then continue on for t evening. so there's already been 2400 flights that have arrived over 15 minutes late. over 1,045 minutes late. that's cascading more delays through the day. we're owing about 1248 flight cancellationso far. that's not too much in new york, it's dallas, indy, chicago and the numbers will stack up in the northeast and new york this afternoon. the good news is, though, that as long as the airlines push through and take the delays and get people where they want, one to four hours late things will reset. the wind will die down, snow will get cleared and the hope is we'll be on track tomorrow. >> say we're traveling and we went home and nt to get back to work ande're hearing about the delays. what should we do? >> if you think you're affected. if you're flying to, from, or, the northeast this evening, either you have to be very patient and willing to accept multi-hour delays or go to the airline website an
delays. today is no different. washington, d.c. an hour plus delay for you. newark there all morning. fort lauderdale has trouble at the airport but that is not wind related. san francisco, the rain an inundation with rain today for you, as well. big picture today, the wind and rain and, of course, the snow off the great lakes in the northeast. the rain and mountain snow in the sierra we'll be tallying it up to feet of snow. some incredible ski conditions, but the balance of the country today is dry and a little bit colder than where we should be this time of year. a white christmas, look at the swathe of it. meet logically a white christmas is when there's an inch of snow on ground christmas morning. it doesn't have to be knowing at that time. so much of the countries will see that. but the forecast for christmas here in the northeast, not out of the question for boston and new york to see snow flurries. in the northeast predominantly it will be dry and cool. atlanta rain for you on christmas. nashville, as well. so cloudy and a little bit of rainy in the southeast. in the upper mid
new england. travel will be treacherous in this region. pretty in newark where you're only getting an inch or two but new england and coastal areas this will be the type of snow you'll be shoveling out and plowing out tomorrow morning. martin? >> the proves the weather is an equal-opportunity annoyer. the west coast also getting some bad weather. >> that's right. it's raining in los angeles and we are expecting measurable amounts of rain there. that will cause travel slowdowns with the low clouds and rain on the west coast. coast to coast we are facing some travel troubles for today. >> okay. not good for folks wanting to come home. bonnie, thanks very much. >>> members of congress in a last-minute scram to believe try to avoid a fiscal cliff and save millions of americans thousands of dollars a year. >>> plus, who are you going to call? one new jersey couple said their home was haunted. so they called in the real-life ghostbusters. [ lisa ] my name's lisa, and chantix helped me quit. i honestly loved smoking, and i honestly didn't think i would ever quit. [ male announcer ] along
and laguardia, ground stop. philadelphia, newark, two and a half hour delays and the predominance and problem here, the winds. philadelphia gusting to 30 miles per hour. new york, 33 miles per hour gusts. so that's really part of the problem because the big cities aren't seeing snow accumulation. they're seeing heavy rain with the wind. here's a snapshot. tral park gusting to 31 miles per hour. cleveland to indy, 20 to 30 mile per hour gusts and new york, the potential 50, 55 mile per hour gusts. so, he's the big picture. the good news though, we've seen things clear out. in illinois, indiana, even into ohio. you see those kind of holes in the radar, the dark white showing where the heaviest snow is. but see those dry pockets now? all that is lifting out. still wet here along the 95 cory r dor, but all the snow, we saw a lot. so in southeastern illinois, 18 inches. bloomfield, indiana, 11. indy, 7.2. paducah, kentucky, 4.6. a lot of strong storms and a lot of snow. but here's where the heaviest snow is. in upstate and western new york. that's really where the problems will be. her
and newark. that's on the east coast because that storm that swept through the midwest and is on the east coast is causing problems there. we'll jump to the west coast and the airport, there are ground delays there, as well. that's going to possibly ripple through the other airports as the planes that are on the ground there cannot get to destinations on time. it will create delays at airports that are supposed to take passengers to their destination. we'll starting to see problems in midwest wednesday, thursday, and friday now on the east coast. >> i hope you get to 20, i know you're at 19. 20 will fall balmy. >> reporter: nice and generous. thank you. >> listen, stay warm. thank you very much. >> reporter: thanks. >>> let's check in with alexandra steele in the cnn weather center. you said it's bad in parts. where is the brunt of this storm today, and how much snow can some of these areas expect? >> the brunt of the big blizzard that moved through that he was talking about is now in the northeast in the form of lake effect or lake enhanced snow for the most part. you know, victor showed
-hour delays already at newark. those are just going to continue to pile up. bag storm, a lot of snow behind us. michigan, parts of indiana, blowing, drifting snow, wind gusts on the shores much lake michigan over 0 mil50 miles an . imagine the waves. all rain from trendon up through bridgeport. some heavy at times. sleet mixing in and snow across parts of the canadian border, winds across a large swath. wind gusting to 50 miles per hour, enough to do some damage. snow totals expected in the next 48 hours or so. along the mountains and across the east side of the great lakes, mostly rain today. looking ahead toward next week. a chance of snow after christmas. let's get through today. >> exactly. my strategy. let's get through today, worry about it when we're there. >>> the wind and rain so powerful in alabama, they uprooted a mercedes dealership's massive billboard. that's the billboard right there. send it crashing into an suv. 50 cars damaged. strong winds flipped some of the cars and downed power lines and debris damaged other cars as well. >>> other stories to talk about this morning. good
's what is making travel so perilous. whether it is the winds in newark or laguardia now or just rain slowing things down, or these winds gusting to 30 in chicago, 23 in nashville, gusting to 45 earlier in indianapolis. it is the winds that are making travel so perilous and so dangerous and impacting the roads and the airports. blizzard warnings here from central indiana to ohio. again, that means the snow coupled with the winds. but look at this, 12 inches, a foot plus of snow possible in western new york. the worst of it tonight until tomorrow in new york state. and then we will begin to see this move out. hefty total of snow. here is the movement as we head toward early tomorrow. you see new york, new york state ensconced in snow. western pennsylvania as well. then by thursday morning, it is still there, and into maine and finally pushes all out. so victor, we're not done with this here. we have another two days, good news all the severe threat coming to an end by tonight and snow still a factor with the winds. >> rough weather on the start of the christmas travel season. rough wea
22nd. newark mayor cory booker is starting his food stamp challenge tomorrow and over the weekend he went out and bought $29.78 worth of food for the week. that is a little bit less than what the average new jersey recipient got from the federal supplemental nutritionist assistance program or snap in 2011. other public official have taken the challenge. i remember reporting it on it years ago. several members of congress have done it. also the mayors of las vegas and phoenix and former utah governor jon huntsman. booker came to the challenge on twitter with a follower who was is asking why it is kids need nutrition in school if they have access to food stamps. that twitter follower is supposed to be taking the challenge alongside booker as well. >> alarming news out of syria. the ap reporting syria has been moving around chemical components in the last week. secretary of state clinton is underscoring president obama's warning that if the syrian government uses chemical weapons, the u.s. will take acti
we see at the big airports at new york and newark and washington. the heavy rain with the winds will slow travel tonight and tomorrow at the airportshere as well. that's not the snow. that's the winds. winds and airplanes certainly do not mix. >> you have to be patient there. just get through the travel. thank you. appreciate it, alexandria. >>> six days is how long congress has to make a deal to keep your taxes going up. by how much we're going to tell you after the break. bye dad. drive safe. k. love you. [ chirping, buzzing continues ] [ horn honks ] [ buzzing continues ] [ male announcer ] the sprint drive first app. blocks and replies to texts while you drive. we can live without the &. visit sprint.com/drive. >>> president obama is heading back from his holiday vacation in hawaii early in case there is a last-minute deal. the senate returns from christmas break tomorrow. house leaders say they're prepared to call members back if there is an agreement. joining us to talk about this is john avalon. he's a senior political columnist for "newsweek" and "the daily beast." we're
in the teens. the warm sector has rainfall. heavy rain from philadelphia to trenton, newark, new york, white plains, fairfield county and back up to the i-95 corridor. a lot of wind with this as well. not only ponding on the roadways, but winds will cause air travel delays and serious wind advisories, issued for a good chunk of real estate from the canadian border through dixie. 45, 50-mile-an-hour wind. here is the verification. 67 mile winds gusts and snows will pile up away from the big cities and continue to pile up away from up. >> thank you very much, rob marciano. it is nasty, including in ohio. a snow-packed start. the area bracing for 8 inches of snow in the next 24 hours. the major concern? 45-mile-an-hour wind gusts are possible. victor blackwell, is weathering the storm in cleveland. what's it like there right now? >> reporter: well, rob was right. we're getting this sideways snow. you will see it in the shot that the gusts are kicking up now. no real accumulation of the snow, but overnight, it switched from a very cold rain and consistent wind overnight into the flurries at abou
be the snow concern with the winds for tonight and through the day tomorrow. but places like newark and new york and philadelphia won't have snow, they'll have rain, heavy rain, but it's the winds. flying and winds certainly don't mix and that will be most problematic at the airports tonight and for tomorrow. >> that's for sure. and it sure started on cue, christmas. >> it did. and now we have another storm coming together and getting its act together for new year's eve and new year's day that will cross the country. and it will take a very similar path. >> we'll be watching for it. thanks so much. >>> starbucks jumps into the fiscal cliff battle sending a message to lawmakers and the white house via a cup of coffee. plus my interview with the man in chanlg of the nra's controversial proposal to put guns in every american school. tr streaming quotes, any way you want. fully customize it for your trading process -- from thought to trade, on every screen. and all in real time. which makes it just like having your own trading floor, right at your fingertips. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven doll
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